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Databases for finding journals

Remember that scholarly=academic=peer reviewed when searching in a database and limiting your results to only journal articles. 

What is a journal article?

Journal articles are usually short papers on specific topics.
They are published in issues or parts of journals (also called academic, scholarly, or peer reviewed).
Use journal articles to find: up-to-date research in your subject reviews of developments in your subject - these review articles include extensive lists of references (citations).

Here is an example of the CRAAP test with a Journal Article

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